Lemon, George C 1977-07-15

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George C. Lemon relates the Lemon family history, including interests in banking, ranching and farming.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: George C. Lemon

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 15, 1977

Location: Pratt, Kansas

Interviewer: Charles L. Wood

Length: 55 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: George W. Lemon, grandfather, Arrival in Kansas (1886), Bank in Pratt County, Kansas, Henry Bartley, Ranch near Pratt, Kansas, Partnership with Lemon, Yearling cattle from Texas and Oklahoma, Ranch south of Protection, Kansas, Both farming and cattle, Father, Born in Cullison, Kansas (1890), Land dispersed (1926), Land in Beaver County, Oklahoma, Walter Maness, Manager, Cow-calf operation, Property in New Mexico (1947), Winter feeding facilities, Retirement, Walter Maness (1969), Father (1972).

Tape 1, Side 2: Cattle ownership involvement, Increasing concern with farming, Haskell County land, Irrigation, cattle and feedlots, Pratt feedlot (1963), Steve Clemons, Feedlot (1974), Feedlots developed, Irrigation development, Inheritance tax difficulties, Business operations.

Range Dates: 1886-1974

Bulk Dates: 1890-1974

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